Service in Society Seminar: "Messy Local Projects for Significant Learning"

March 8, 2010 — Nisha D. Botchwey, assistant professor in the University of Virginia's Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, will discuss the importance of flexibility and what students and organizations alike can learn from one another working on community projects. Her talk will be held March 17, from 4 to 5 p.m., in Newcomb Hall's Kaleidoscope Room.

Botchwey will review student projects from planning and public health courses that respond to community clients' needs and are representative of significant learning. She will also discuss approaches students can take to improve their academic and civic experiences in these types of courses.

Online registration is encouraged, but not required.